Operators wishing to obtain a specific approval, or to amend an existing approval, must apply to the Directorate of Civil Aviation (Direction de l'Aviation Civile - DAC), which will determine whether the operator meets the applicable European requirements.
Specific approvals include, but are not limited to, the following:
Any operators that hold an Air Operator certificate (AOC) or operators whose entity is declared to the Luxembourg Directorate of Civil Aviation (DAC) may apply for a specific approval.
For the DAC to be competent, operators must:
The DAC must receive the application at least 30 days before the desired date of implementation of the new approval.
The total fee for services performed for the purpose of issuing a specific approval is determined by the Grand Ducal regulation of 19 November 2019 and will be billed based on unanticipated time spent for specific approvals.
For more information, applicants should contact the DAC by email at email@example.com.
Operators must submit the duly completed and signed application to the DAC by post or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Operators applying for a specific approval must include the following with their application:
For more information on the specific approval being applied for, applicants should contact the DAC by email at email@example.com.
When it receives an application to grant a specific approval, or to amend an existing approval, the Directorate of Civil Aviation (DAC) will review the application in accordance with the relevant European requirements and perform a technical analysis of the application within 30 days.
Where applicable, an inspection of the operator will be required.
Once it is certain that the operator is in compliance with the relevant requirements, the competent authority will issue or amend the approval.
Specific approvals will be issued for an open-ended period and will remain valid as long as the operator:
When the terms of a specific approval are amended, operators must provide the relevant documents and notify the DAC immediately.
Operators undertake to retain archives of this information and these documents for at least as long as the operation subject to the specific approval is conducted.
Application Form for the Amendment of an AOC's Operations Specifications Page